Day: January 1, 2006

(Photo by Ace Alegre) The boy in blue carries his brother on “piggy back” across Session Road in Baguio City (246 kms. north of Manila). They were photographed amid the high popularity of the “reality TV” show Pinoy Big Brother, a local version of a show that first became popular in Europe and the U.S.…

Preventing changes in government through “People Power” uprisings is among the reasons for the proposal to shift to a parliamentary system, in which changing governments will supposedly be institutionalized rather than left to direct people’s action. BY CENTER FOR PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT IN GOVERNANCE Posted by Bulatlat.com Constitutional amendments via a are likely to take place…

BY Rod Tajon Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com SAN FERNANDO CITY — Nine months after the death of journalist and activist Romy Sanchez, the chance of attaining justice remains nil. According to Elvira Sanchez, Sanchez’s wife and convenor of the Justice for Romy Sanchez Movement (JRSM), there is no hope under the present justice system…